Forty ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from April 22 to May 8.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.
NPA explained that the expected ships contained buck wheat, empty containers, bulk salt, bulk sugar, general cargoes, containers, ethanol, diesel, base oil, Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO) and petrol.
The document noted that five ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol.
NAN reports that 17 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, bulk gypsum, LPFO, diesel, containers, aviation fuel and petrol.